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Revealed: Meet the last four men fighting for the love of NZ's first Bachelorette

The last four men vying for the love of New Zealand's first Bachelorette, doctor and actress Lesina Nakhid-Schuster, have been announced this morning.

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The eager contestants get grilled with all the important questions ahead of the TVNZ2 programme.

With this announcement, all 22 of the contestants have now been revealed ahead of the first episode on Monday 27 January.

It's second-time-lucky for reality show love for Tavita, after his stint in Heartbreak Island left him lonely.

Auckland jewellery salesperson George will be hoping he can put a ring on it, while France-born Logan is aiming to win Lesina over with the language of love.

Meanwhile, Conor says one of the key things he's looking for in a partner is someone fully vaccinated - something that will potentially help him leave a positive early impression on Lesina.

CONOR ORSBOURN, 24, SENIOR CAREER CONSULTANT FROM CHRISTCHURCH

The Bachelorette NZ contestant Conor Orsbourn. Source: Supplied

Why did you apply for The Bachelorette New Zealand?

I’m one of the only single ones in my friend group now, three of them are now engaged and obviously traditional methods haven’t worked for me finding a partner, either town or Tinder. So, I figured why the hell not give reality TV a go and see if it helps me!

Tell us about your dating history:

Since I was 13 I’ve only been single, in total, for about a year and a half. The majority of that has been since the start of 2019. When I was in year nine, I entered into a five-year relationship which ended at the end of my first year of university. Then a couple of months later, I went into a three-year relationship, that ended after about a year and a half at the start of this year (2019). Now I’m single, and here I am! I’m very much a serial monogamist, as my friends like to call me.

What will your friends and family say when they find out you are on the show?

They are going to laugh their asses off. Mum will be a bit confused, but my mates will absolutely love it. I do weird stuff like this sometimes, so I don’t think they’ll be too surprised!

Who’s your celebrity crush?

Alicia Vikander.

Fun fact:

I’m the only person in the world with the exact spelling of my name – so if you Google me, I’m the only one that will come up!

GEORGE HELLRIEGEL, 24, JEWELLERY SALESPERSON FROM AUCKLAND

The Bachelorette NZ contestant George Hellriegel. Source: Supplied

What will your friends and family say when they find out you are on the show?

They are going to be a little bit surprised. It’s not something they will totally expect, but I like to be unpredictable sometimes.

Tell us about your dating history:

It’s been a lot of short–lived relationships. I haven’t dated for over a year. I think that’s to do with being a student in Dunedin for five years – it’s quite a transient lifestyle (studied law and arts).

What is your dream date?

I love the beach, so any date to do with the beach is a good one. Driving out in the sun, to the beach, is a dream.

What do you want to get out of this experience?

I don’t like to expect much from things I do – the whole reason I’m here is to meet the Bachelorette, and to see how our relationship goes.

LOGAN CARR, 32, TRAVEL AGENT/BRAND AMBASSADOR FROM AUCKLAND

The Bachelorette NZ contestant Logan Carr. Source: Supplied

Why did you apply for The Bachelorette New Zealand?

I’m in a really good place in my life; I’ve got it all together, I’ve been lucky enough to travel the world, do lots of things I wanted to do, and I feel like the only thing missing is someone to share it with. Hopefully I’ve got a chance at finding that.

What will your friends and family say when they find out you are on the show?

They will be super supportive. They know I’m a nice guy and genuinely want to find a connection.

Tell us about your dating history: How much time do you have?!

I’ve been lucky enough to date a fair few people and meet some amazing people. I’ve been fortunate enough to be in love twice and both times taught me about myself, what I want from life, and helped me become a better person, a better man.

Who’s your celebrity crush?

Emilia Clarke, because she’s a massive dork like me and attractive too.

What do you want to get out of this experience?

Hopefully I‘m going to be the last man standing, but ultimately, I want to come out of it happy with how I’ve presented myself, just being me, and seeing if I get a connection out of it.

TAVITA KARIKA, 30, PERSONAL TRAINER/YOUTH WORKER FROM TIMARU

The Bachelorette NZ contestant Tavita Karika. Source: Supplied

Why did you apply for The Bachelorette New Zealand?

What a great question! On a previous show I didn’t find love, so I thought why not try and find love this time.

What will your friends and family say when they find out you are part of the show?

My mum will be proud, as always, but my grandma will be like, ‘oh my gosh another one? Are you serious?’ It will be interesting to see their reactions!

Tell us about your dating history:

How much time do you have? My dating history hasn’t been too pleasant. There have been great times and tough times, but all that’s happened is I’ve learnt. I’ve learnt a lot of lessons through my previous relationships that sometimes things work out, and if they don’t, it’s a learning curve.

Who’s your celebrity crush?

Mila Kunis. She’s amazing, and that’s kind of why I watch Family Guy, so I can hear her voice occasionally.

All of the contestants on The Bachelorette NZ. Source: Supplied

The Bachelorette New Zealand premieres Monday 27 January at 7.30pm on TVNZ2.